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Federal grant and contract news for nonprofits - July 2015
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

Earlier this summer, the former chief of staff for the Illinois Department of Public Health was sentenced to eight years in federal prison for


Preventing whistleblower claims in the automotive industry
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

Whistleblower and retaliation claims are some of the most costly claims brought by employees and they are on the rise. OSHA, who governs complaints


Treasury finalizes proposed special measures under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act against FBME Bank Ltd.; U.S. financial institutions prohibited from providing correspondent and payable through accounts for or on behalf of FBME
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued a final rule imposing special measures under Section 311


Attorney General Kane files Wiretap charges against two lawyers
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

On Monday, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane filed criminal charges against two Pennsylvania lawyers alleging violations of the


“Unclean hands” prevent UBS and Birkenfeld from recovering damages from Olenicoff for malicious prosecution
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

On July 23, 2015, the Superior Court in Orange County, California, dismissed a lawsuit brought by UBS and joined by whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld


Casino forfeiture a reminder that FinCEN’s regulatory oversight may involve DOJ and criminal penalty
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

In early June 2015, FinCEN assessed a civil money penalty on the Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino, located in the Northern Mariana Islands, an


New York’s First Department: harassment claims not barred by whistleblower claim
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

As reported by New York Law Journal Reporter Ben Bedell, the New York's Appellate Division, First Department recently held that employees could file


Supreme Court rejects application of wartime tolling to civil false claims actions
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

The cost and risk associated with allegations under the FCA create a heightened importance on defining the scope of the claims that are at issue


Michigan doctor sentenced to 45 years for cancer fraud scheme
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Dr. Farid Fata was sentenced to 45 years in a federal prison by U.S. District Judge Paul Borman. The sentence was greater than the 25 years that the


The latest FCPA Deferred Prosecution Agreement: will Congress’s new DPA procedures reach FCPA DPAs, and will non-U.S. governments sue as “crime victims” under the CVRA?
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

On July 17, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced a settlement of FCPA allegations against Louis Berger International, Inc. ("LBI"), a